Lead Systems Engineer

Executive Recruitment Services
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Systems Engineer Basildon Competitive salary Do you want to work as a Lead Systems Engineer within the Homeland Security and Critical Infrastructure Protection domain of one of the UK's leading defence companies? My client is recruiting a Lead Systems Engineer to work with a focus on large scale strategic integrated Security Surveillance and Control Systems including Electro-Optic and Radar Sensors, and Command and Control software. You will have proven and extensive experience in all aspects of the Systems Engineering lifecycle of a solution which includes requirements capture, design, analysis/modelling, integration, test and acceptance. Lead Systems Engineer responsibilities include, but are not limited to: * Creating and gaining agreement to top level solution documentation including solution presentations and system architecture/design documents * Managing issues with the design, negotiating across the team, suppliers and where appropriate the customer to reach equitable and mutually acceptable conclusions consistent with company principles * Ensuring that technical requirements are correctly flowed down to subsystems/subcontractors for all elements of the solution * Ensuring that design integrity requirements (activities and deliverables) are correctly flowed down to subcontractors and internal providers * Presentation of design reviews for the overall technical solution to both the customer and the Independent Technical Authority Lead Systems Engineer skills and experience include: * Highly experienced in systems engineering * Excellent written and verbal communication skills * Domain knowledge in at least 2 of the following technologies: Surveillance Radar; Electro-optics (CCTV and thermal imaging); Command and Control System Software; ICT and Networked systems * Demonstratable competence in leading the development and implementation of complex technical solutions * Demonstratable understanding of product safety with experience in conducting/supporting safety reviews and hazard identification and management You will need to obtain a security clearance to fulfil the Lead Systems Engineer role. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global power in the defence industry. Click below to apply.
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